Metro industry news

The latest news from metros and subways around the world. 

St Petersburg metro Line 3 extended

29 May 2018

RUSSIA: A northwestern extension of St Petersburg metro Line 3 was inaugurated on May 26. The 5 km underground extension from Primorskaya to Begovaya includes an intermediate station at Novokrestovskaya on Krestovsky ... more

Tehran metro car order derailed

29 May 2018

IRAN: A deal for Stadler Rail to supply rolling stock for two of the country’s metro networks is expected to collapse as a result of US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the 2015 nuclear limitation agreement and ... more

Line 8 completed in Delhi

29 May 2018

INDIA: Delhi metro Line 8 is now complete, following the inauguration of the Kalkaji Mandir – Janakpuri West section by Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Minister of Housing & Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on May ... more

Ahmedabad metro fare collection contract awarded

24 May 2018

INDIA: Ahmedabad metro project promoter MEGA has awarded Nippon Signal a contract for the supply of an automatic fare collection system. Nippon Signal will supply ticket vending machines, ticket gates and back-office servers. ... more

Fast Forward plan seeks to renew the New York Subway

23 May 2018

USA: New York City Transit President Andy Byford has committed to significantly accelerate the renewal of the Subway and bus networks in the city under the Fast Forward programme unveiled on May ... more

Contactless ticketing tests begin on Milano metro

23 May 2018

ITALY: Milano transport operator ATM started testing account-based contactless bank card ticketing at a metro station on May 14, making it the first such application in Italy. SIA has supplied the technology, which has been ... more

Buenos Aires Line H extension opens

22 May 2018

ARGENTINA: A northern extension of Buenos Aires metro Line H was inaugurated on May 17. The line now reaches Julieta Lanteri-Facultad de Derecho. The 800 m extension from the previous terminus of Las Heras adds one ... more